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The transport of the future
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Activity 5
DIFFERENTIATION


The transport of the future





Driverless bus in the Olympic Park, London, 2017.

Toolbox

Toolbox
  • biofuel /ˈbaɪəʊˌfjʊəl/ (adj.)
  • electric ≠ hybrid /ˈhaɪbrɪd/ (adj.)
  • large / huge / enormous (adj.)
  • modern / futuristic (adj.)
  • oval / rectangular (adj.)
  • round (adj.)
  • small (tiny) (adj.)
  • square (adj.)
  • straight ≠ curved (adj.)
  • vintage / old-fashioned (adj.)
  • good point ≠ bad point (exp.)
  • advantage ≠ disadvantage (n.)
  • feature /ˈfi ːtʃə/ (characteristic /ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk/) (n.)

DIFFERENTIATION

Watch the video.
Then, click on your path!

A
or
B

Workbook p. 28
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PATH
A

1-A
Identify the nature of the document.

2-A
Name as many things as you can see in the video.

3-A
Pick out the numbers mentioned. What do they refer to?

4-A
Pick out place names. What is happening there?

Useful vocabulary: The number refers to...
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PATH
B

1-B
What are the vehicle’s features?

2-B
What do the passengers think of it?

3-B
What are the advantages of this means of transport?

4-B
What is the future of this means of transport?

Useful vocabulary: This vehicle is characterized by… It can…

Let's talk this out!

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PAIR WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings with your partner.

5
Would you use this means of transport? Why or why not?


6
Together, discuss other means of transport that could be developed in the coming years.
Useful vocabulary: I would definitely use this… As I feel highly concerned by the environment, I would like to…. I wouldn’t bear / like taking this… because it is too...
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Grammar in progress

Le comparatif

Le comparatif sert à comparer deux éléments.
  • Supériorité
  • - Adjectifs « courts » ou se terminant par -y : adj-er + than
    Ex : safer than, earlier than
    - Adjectifs de 2 syllabes ou plus : more + adj + than
    Ex : more interesting than, more congested than
    Attention ! Ex : good → better, bad → worse, far → further
  • Égalité : as + adj + as
  • Infériorité : less + adj + than
Exercices p. 84
Précis grammatical p. 262

Let's learn!

Comparative game

Pick two cards from the teacher’s pack. The first one will be either +, - or =. The second will be an adjective. Make a sentence using a comparative.


Over to you!

Brief to the future

Let’s use what you have learnt in and / or in !

You work for London City Hall. Write a brief to promote a new means of transports for London.
You can use an existing one or invent one.

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